The controversial policy regarding the acceptance of part-time students that has been circling over the heads of the North Adams Board of Trustees the past several months was finally put to rest Tuesday evening.
Having read that Adams County Councilman Dennis Bluhm questioned the benefits of the Adams County Economic Development Department near the end of last month’s county council meeting, EDC Executive Director Larry Macklin placed himself on council’s December agenda to address Bluhm’s concerns.
Bellmont High School Principal Kim Harsh Hiatt has announced Monica Miller has been named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Miller, a senior at BHS, is the daughter of Charles and Jacqueline Miller. She was honored for achieving high scores on the PSAT test as a junior.
The St. Joe Commodores’ girls combined seventh/eighth grade girls basketball team avenged a pair of losses from earlier in the year to claim the girls county championship earlier this month.
In the semi-final game, St. Joe faced a tough Adams Central team but held on for a 36-31 win.
The Bellmont Squaws look for a win against the Leo Lions tonight in an attempt to end their recent losing streak. To view tonight's hardwood contest, click one of the links below. Once on the game site, log in with a username and password or link up with Facebook. Go Squaws!
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Thursday Night Football 12/4/14
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Richard D. Girardot, 90, Monroeville, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.
Among survivors are a son, Michael E. (Laura) Girardot of New Haven; a daughter, Joann (Mark) Hoffman of Monroeville; a sister, LaVon Ertel of New Haven; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Kelly Sickafoose, executive director of Drug Free Adams County, along with Adams County Superior Court Judge Patrick Miller, appeared before the Adams County Council Tuesday morning to request the annual allocation and distribution of funds for the Drug Free group. During that session, Miller told councilors he is planning to start a drug court for major offenders next year and explained how the program would work.
The new year is almost upon us, bringing with it several changes to Adams County. One of those changes took place Tuesday evening during the meeting of the North Adams school board when board member Jim Voglewede submitted his letter of resignation, effective Dec. 31.
Vocalist Fernando Tarango narrated ‘“Twas the Night Before Christmas” as the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Conductor Chia-Hsuan Lin, performed Tuesday evening at the Erekson Theatre at Bellmont High School.